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How Can I Get Past My Disability to Land a Position in the Animation and Illustration Field?

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Phoebe from University of Colorado asks: “I want to work in illustration/animation, but feel like I’ve exhausted all my resources. An internship would be great, but I seem to have a hard time finding one since I’m no longer a student. I also have social anxiety and hand-pain that keep me from working for extended periods of time. How can I find a creative career that can accommodate my disabilities?” Thanks for your question, Phoebe.  I’m sure you’ve done quite a bit to find suitable employment opportunity in your field.  However, there is always more you can do to move … / Read more »




How Can I Land an Internship in the Accounting Field?

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Lindsay from Kaplan University asks: “I recently have been trying to find internships in the accounting field. My father worked for Ernst & Young for many years and has nothing but good things to say about the company. My school has not let me know about any opportunities with Ernst & Young. Do I need to go through my school to find an internship there? How do I start the process?” Thanks for your question, Lindsay.  Internships allow students to “test drive” their major and career path before officially starting in their first full-time position after graduation.  I’m excited to … / Read more »




Considering a Career in the Military? Here Are Some Facts to Consider

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An article by contributor Eileen O’Shanassy. Choosing a career path can often be a very difficult decision, especially when you don’t know where to begin looking. It is an important decision that will impact your livelihood and should be thought through thoroughly. If you are considering enlisting in the military, here are some facts that you should consider while making your decision. The military has a large variety of career paths If you are trying to decide between a life in the military or another career path, there is likely a way that you can do both. The military employs … / Read more »




A Starter’s Guide to Becoming a Freelance Party Planner

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An Article by contributor Victoria Hill. Being a freelance party or event planner may seem like the perfect job. You get to set your own hours, plan exciting events and you aren’t trapped in an office all day long. It has a lot of perks. However, like every job, it also has its drawbacks. What follows is a guide for how to become a party planner while achieving success and staying sane at the same time. Education Requirements for Becoming a Freelance Party Planner There are some party planner qualifications. For example, you will likely need to have a bachelor’s … / Read more »




How Do I Start a Career in Municipal Government?

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Austin from Daytona State College asks: “I am interested in pursuing a career in municipal government.  What general characteristics and skills do municipal governments desire in candidates and how can I get started in government?  I’d appreciate your help!” Thanks for your question, Austin.  You’ve chosen a sector with lots of opportunity available.  The good news is that local, state, and federal governments operate much like private sector businesses, so there are jobs in virtually any industry area you can imagine from administrative, human resources, IT, planning, management, and much more. Many working in the government sector report enjoying the … / Read more »